Release Day Giveaway! (Late)

I wanted to celebrate the release of Reinventing Herself last week (it came out on Tuesday) but…shipping delays and all that. So, let’s do it this week! In the book, Ellen’s dog, Cooper, is a Newfoundland/Retriever mix. (I adore...

My Word 2021

If you’re not familiar with this practice, one chooses a single word to concentrate on for the coming year. I haven’t done this in a while. Our lives are pretty good – the pandemic notwithstanding – so I let it go by the...

Anniversary Giveaway

Wow. Did you know? It’s been ten years to the day since I published my first book. I’m a little in shock. I’m celebrating and you benefit. I’m giving away one copy of the book that started it all. Haven’t heard of...

So Glad It’s October

  September was a sucky month for me. Even suckier than the previous five months during this horrible pandemic. Allow me to enumerate why: I threw my back out the tail end of August. While I can normally twist myself this way and that to get...

Thinking, Plotting, Writing

Mother Nature has not been kind this month. At least, not to me. It has rained, just enough to make everything wet, either overnight or in the morning, almost every day for the last several weeks. Since I refuse to work outside in the afternoon...

Crone: Part Three

Seasons turned into years. Crone started to feel the passing of those years more acutely. She was slowing down, she knew. It took her longer to get going in the morning, and the garden chores became almost too painful to think of. What had taken...